Deep freeze to continue through at least the end of next week! Light snow likely on Saturday!


FRIDAY  DECEMBER 29, 2017  5:44 A.M.

Skies have become mostly cloudy early on this Friday morning and once again it is bitterly cold with temperatures ranging from around 10 in the Clifton area to the low single digits well inland, High Point is the coldest in the state right now with a reading of 1 above zero. Winds are northwest averaging 5-10 mph.

Today will start off cloudy then become mostly sunny,  temperatures will be a few degrees higher than on Thursday but still be well below normal, we should stay dry but a flurry or two can’t be ruled out especially inland.

Light snow is likely on Saturday mostly falling during the daylight hours, temperatures may be a couple of degrees higher than today, accumulations of around an inch is expected.

Frigid again Sunday night into Tuesday morning but we should remain dry.

Well below normal temperatures to continue through next week, there is still a potential of a snowstorm on Thursday however the latest models have the storm well out to sea but this system still needs to be watched as the computer models have been inconsistent in this longer range lately.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 29 – Cloudy this morning then becoming mostly sunny, high in the low 20s.

TONIGHT – Increasing cloudiness, low around 12.

SATURDAY – DEC 30 – Cloudy with light snow likely, high in the mid 20s, accumulations around an inch.

SUNDAY – DEC 31 – Mostly sunny, high near 20.

NEW YEAR’S DAY – JAN 1 – Sunny, high only in the upper teens.

TUESDAY – JAN 2 – Sunny, high in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 3 – Mostly sunny, high near 30, chance of snow at night.

THURSDAY – JAN 4 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow, high in the mid 20s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – West-northwest wind to 16 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories likely Saturday morning; advisories expected Saturday afternoon through Tuesday with gales possible Saturday night into Sunday.

 

Have a nice day and stay warm!

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